Thank you to all of you who answered our poll about which of the oeuvres intégrales for Terminale LLCER you would like a Reading Guide for first. And the winner is… The Buddha of Suburbia (1990) by Hanif Kureishi, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about a boy with an English mother and Pakistani father growing up in the 1970s in the London suburbs.
The Reading Guide will be published in March but we have a ready-to-use resource to keep you going. It focuses on the first chapter and the themes of identity, racism and integration. You can download it below.
This article about the book could also be useful.
> Reading Guides LLCER Terminale
> Carson McCullers on the LLCER Reading List
> Studying “The Buddha of Suburbia” in LLCER
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